In this essay, Bill Bennett makes a conservative case for education reform, calling attention to the roll that unions play in education and lauding the return of local control of schools with the passing of ESSA recently. Here’s a clip:
Those goals won’t be easily won. Unions and entrenched special interests will continue to unilaterally oppose measures that require them to answer to student performance and the effectiveness of schools. Many have already called on the U.S. Department of Education to regulate implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act, even though many proposals violate the intention of the law. If conservatives are hesitant to take the lead, liberals will.
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